Chester County, PA

CHESTER COUNTY, situated at the southeast corner of Pennsylvania, with Schuylkill river on the northeast. Area, 729 square miles. Face of the country extremely diversified by mountains, hills, valleys and plains, with a soil equally varied, changing from rocky to the productive limestone valley, and the fertile loamy plain. Seat of justice, Westchester. Pop. in 1820, 44,455; in 1830, 50,910; in 1840. 57,515; in 1850, 66,438. (Fanning's, 1853)

Place Unit Type
County
Containing Unit
Name Type
Charlestown Township, PA City or Town
Coatesville, PA City or Town
Compass, PA City or Town
Coventry Township, PA City or Town
Downingtown, PA City or Town
East Whiteland, PA City or Town
Elverson, PA City or Town
Ercildown, PA City or Town
Honey Brook, PA City or Town
Kennett Square, PA City or Town
Kimberton, PA City or Town
Oxford, PA City or Town
Parkesburg, PA City or Town
Phoenixville, PA City or Town
Warwick, PA City or Town
West Chester, PA City or Town
West Fallowfield, PA City or Town
West Vincent, PA City or Town
Westtown, PA City or Town
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